Do pictures have a temperature? Do they make you hot or cold?

There are many ways to interpret photography. Sometimes innocence can lead us down paths we cannot see. What do you see when you look at photography? The woman leads a small group of children in to the art gallery, “Do pictures have a temperature? Do they make you hot or cold?” “No!” the children respond […]

Steve Jobs, the biography, by Walter Isaacson

Steve Jobs, the ultimate icon of inventiveness and applied imagination, connected creativity with technology unlike no other in his time. Based on dozens of interviews with Jobs, as well as interviews with family, friends, colleagues and adversaries. Walter Isaacson’s book, Steve Jobs , is an intimate study of a visionary and possibly a treatise on […]

Katniss vs Kirk — Thrown together by the need to survive.

Humorous motivational poster of the the ultimate match of The Hunger Games heroine Katniss and Star Treks Captain Kirk Katniss vs Kirk — Thrown together by the need to survive. Two colossal characters of science fiction must battle it out… I wonder if the fans of The Hunger Games appreciate Captain Kirk (played by William […]

What is SOPA?

The problem with SOPA is not that it is trying to stop websites that are distributing pirated content, but that is poorly worded and would make legitimate use of copyright protected material illegal. Sign the petition today. SOPA stands for Stop Online Piracy Act. It is a legislative attempt by the United States congress to […]

Observing September 11, 2001, ten years later.

What does mourning an event that occurred ten years ago achieve? Has 9/11 become a pathetic display of misdirected patriotism? Ten years later, I post on my niece’s Facebook wall “Happy Birthday” for she is nineteen today. She has grown to be a fine young woman in these past ten years. She is an outstanding […]

Meandering Through This Urban Wilderness

Terence Curtis delivers prose of vivid imagery describing a chance encounter with romantic crush at local bar and disco. The Alum Rock Writer’s Group lauded this poem as one of his best ever. by T. Curtis Green go-lights and orange glow lights — red HO DEA on the night’s black skyline. Clang! Clang! Clang! Slides […]

Spilled Ink’s List of Charities

Spilled Ink, more than anything, believes that its our individual responsibility to help others when we can and without the compulsion of a tax collector backed by a military. Please, please, please find it in your heart to support one of them. Sample Backpack Supply List For Children Returning to School Backpack 3-ring binders Lined […]

Page Seven is waiting for you

Page Seven is the latest addition to Spilled Ink featuring a collection of works by Spilled Ink co-founder, DOC Curtis. Experience this demonstration of expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm for yourself. Page Seven is the latest addition to Spilledink.com. Co-founder of Spilled Ink, DOC Curtis returns after […]

5 Things to Know About Domain Names

Since the early 1990s we have used the phrase “domain name” to refer to the name of a website. Yet, do we know what it represents? 1.Domain Names: A Domain Name is an alias or nickname for an IP address. Every website has an IP address. Domain Names were created because remembering a number up […]

Death from Asbestos — The Story of Mesothelioma

What is Mesothelioma? I have seen dozens of commercials from lawyers on TV and I had no idea what it was. This is the story of mesothelioma and the cancer-death asbestos causes. What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a cancer of mesothelial tissue of the lungs (pleural mesothelioma), heart (pericardial mesothelioma), abdomen (peritoneal mesothelioma), and sometimes […]

List of the 2011 MTV Movie Awards Winners

This years collect of esoteric awards given to movies, actors and actress by the MTV crowd. The nominees usually feature this years Hollywood favorites of teenagers to twenty-something year olds. Don’t let anyone over 30 into the room while watching! MTV’s annual film awards show presented by a celebrity host features movie parodies in addition […]

I think you will enjoy the movie “Leaves of Grass” (2010)

A college professor excelling in academia struggles with the reality of his pot-growing brother and hippie mother. Stars Edward Norton, Tim Blake Nelson. I just watched this on Netflix streaming. It is also available on Amazon streaming as well as free under Amazon Prime. Netflix labeled it a comedy but it is really a drama […]